GUIDE CHURCH staff

Ben & Ashley York

Lead Pastor

Ben, his wife, Ashley, and their two children live in the Hilliard, Ohio. Ben was raised in a pastors home with three brothers and one sister. He was saved at the age of five and surrendered to ministry his junior year of high school and felt the calling to eventually be a Pastor. Ben graduated from Baptist Bible College, Springfield Missouri in 2005. While there he met his wife Ashley and they were married in the summer of 2005. He served as a youth pastor in Florida, and Oklahoma for the next six years. His father Kent York is an evangelist and founder of Ignite Ministries.

Dan & Bethany York

South Campus Pastor

A graduate of Baptist Bible College Springfield, MO with a bachelors in Biblical Studies. He has helped plant churches in Ohio before and is excited to come back and answer God's call for church planting once again. Dan will head up the Outreach position in Guide Church and is excited about getting the word out about Jesus' love and this incredible work that is beginning.

Bethany York graduated from Johnson University in Knoxville, Tennessee with a double major in Bible and in Education. She has helped direct national Bible Quizzing events and local area outreach programs. She moved to Ohio in January 2012 to join Guide Church and is very excited to be a part of the wonderful things God is doing. Bethany works with our gTeam volunteers and our outreach programs to coordinate the various schedules and outreach opportunities. She married Dan York in June 2013.

Kevin & Kari Pena

North Campus Pastor

Kevin and his wife Kari joined the Guide Church Baptist Staff in September of 2011. Kevin was saved at the age of 15, and from that time on, actively served in various ministries within his church in Oklahoma. Kevin and Kari were married in July of 2007. They felt a call on their lives to surrender to full time ministry. As they began praying for God's guidance for their future, He called them to Ohio to join the Guide Church plant team.